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[Africa] Zimbabwe tobacco under threat

under threat after main international buyers resolved not to accept tobacco cured using coal citing environmental concerns. Recently, the Global Tobacco Cigarette Companies produced guidelines on the sustainable manner tobacco should be produced, which p
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jan 24, 2018 16:42
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The tricks propagandists use to beat science

40 years or more after the Reader’s Digest article....The reason for this sluggishness is easy to see in hindsight and described in detail...in The Merchants of Doubt...How easy is it for malicious actors to distort the public perception of science?...Tod
MIT Technology Review
added Jan 31, 2018 04:13
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New Tobacco Industry communication strategies to undermine public health: Part III - Redefining the "end game" goal

Q. Some are calling PMI interest in non-combustibles a cynical market expansion ...DY. ...I can look at the data in Japan which is showing that expansion of the Heat not Burn product is dramatically taking down Marlboro in that market. The same is happen
The Communication Initiative Policy and Practice Blogs
added Feb 1, 2018 05:05
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New Tobacco Industry communication strategies to undermine public health: Part II - “There’s been no progress in 10 years”

Interviewer: Franklin Apfel, World Health Communication Associates (WHCA) Interviewee: Derek Yach, Founder and Director Phillip Morris International (PMI) Foundation for a Smoke- Free World Commentary: Professor Martin McKee, London School of Hygiene
The Communication Initiative Policy and Practice Blogs
added Feb 1, 2018 05:05
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[Texas] Keep America Beautiful Hosts 2018 National Conference in Dallas; Kicks Off 65th Anniversary Celebration with Focus on Future

The 2018 Keep America Beautiful National Conference is made possible through the support of some of America's leading companies, including: Leadership Sponsors – Altria, Lowe's, Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company, SC Johnson...Scholarships are provided by A
PR Newswire
added Jan 18, 2018 01:59
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[Florida] Firms Deserve $9M Fine For ‘Baseless’ Engle Suits: Report ($$)

A special master on Friday told a Florida federal court that it shouldn’t change a $9.1 million sanctions order against two law firms for filing and maintaining "baseless" tobacco lawsuits, saying the sanctions would compensate the public for the cost of
Law360
added Jan 18, 2018 07:09
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[Arizona] Tobacco and Pharmacies Don't Mix: Truth Initiative Attends Annual Walgreens Shareholder Meeting, Urges Pharmacy Chain to Go Tobacco-Free

truth, plans to attend the Walgreens shareholder meeting in Scottsdale, Ariz. on January 17 where the organization, along with its youth activists, will again ask the company to reconsider selling tobacco products. With other major pharmacies like CVS dr
PR Newswire
added Jan 17, 2018 20:47
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[UK] Lung cancer patients' medical records sent to US company linked with tobacco giant Philip Morris

Public Health England released the anonymised NHS data under the Freedom of Information (FoI) Act to William E Wecker Associates
The Independent (uk)
added Jan 16, 2018 00:08
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[UK] Health bosses hand medical records of 180,000 British lung cancer patients to US firm working for one of world's biggest tobacco companies

Public Health England handed over anonymised NHS records covering every single lung tumour diagnosed between 2009 and 2013 - some 179,040 patients - to William E. Wecker Associates without the consent of patients or their families. The company have wor
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 16, 2018 00:17
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[UK] Medical records of thousands of patients were handed to US firms connected to tobacco industry by British health officials, Telegraph probe reveals

The medical records of British cancer victims have been handed to a controversial American firm working for one of the world’s biggest tobacco companies, the Daily Telegraph can reveal. The data covering almost 180,000 patients - every case of lung canc
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 16, 2018 00:09
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